# 22875

[OUTHWAITE]. RENTOUL, Ida Sherborne (1888 - 1960)

All up a Gumtree

$440.00 AUD

Original postcard from The Australian Brownies series. [Melbourne : M.L. Hutchinson, 1905]. Postally unused,  inscribed with a Christmas inscription to Master G. Brearley, light surface soiling, a very good example.

The full set of The Australian Brownies series of postcards comprises:

1. A Black Tracker
2. A Buck Jumper
3. A Shout All Round
4. Humping His Bluey
5. Off on the Wallaby Track
6. 110 in the Shade
7. Sticking up the Mail
8. All up a Gumtree
9. Off to the Cup
10. While the Billy Boils
11. Native Companions
12. Washing Day in Camp

Outhwaite’s colour postcards from the 1920s are more commonly found than this Melbourne black and white card from Ida’s teen years, published in between Mollie’s Bunyip (1904) and Mollie’s Staircase (1906).